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SSO with Emanuel Ax: mastery coupled with humanity

SSO with Emanuel Ax: mastery coupled with humanity

By Bernard Jacobson | The Seattle Times

When Emanuel Ax plays Brahms’ Second Piano Concerto, any participating orchestra’s principal cellist can expect to be accorded an equal place in the spotlight. It was heartwarming, at Benaroya Hall on Thursday evening, to observe the pianist’s insistent inclusion of Efe Baltacigil in his acceptance of the audience’s plaudits. Read more …

John Adams’ ‘Absolute Jest’ in San Francisco

John Adams’ ‘Absolute Jest’ in San Francisco

By Mark Swed | Los Angeles Times

When John Adams was a young composer and conductor in San Francisco in the early ’70s, he would often perform the experimental music of John Cage and other radicals, which was the hip thing to do at the time. But he has said that all that avant-garde business could leave him musically dissatisfied, and he’d go home and put on recordings of late Beethoven string quartets.
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Next Concerts

    March 1, 2017

    New York, NY

    Carnegie Hall with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22, K. 482

     

    March 4, 2017

    Montreal, QC, CAN

    Montreal with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

    MOZART Piano Concerto No. 22, K. 482

    March 5, 2017

    Toronto, ON, CAN

    Toronto with the Boston Symphony Orchestra

    BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 2

    March 16, 2017

    Berlin, Germany

    Concert, Berliner Philharmonie GMBH, BERLIN

    Programme: GRUBER Piano Concerto

    Other Performers: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC/RATTLE

    March 17, 2017

    Berlin, Germany

    Concert, Berliner Philharmonie GMBH, BERLIN

    Programme: GRUBER Piano Concerto

    Other Performers: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC/RATTLE

    March 18, 2017

    Berlin, Germany

    Concert, Berliner Philharmonie GMBH, BERLIN

    Programme: GRUBER Piano Concerto

    Other Performers: BERLIN PHILHARMONIC/RATTLE

    March 30, 2017

    Paris, France

    Concert, Philharmonie de Paris, PARIS

    Programme: MOZART Piano Concerto No 22, K482

    Other Performers: Orchestre de Paris
    Conductor: Dohnanyi

    April 6, 2017

    Munich, Bavaria

    Concert, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, MUNICH

    Programme: MOZART Piano Concerto No 22 in E flat, K482

    Other Performers: Bayerishcher Rundfunk
    Conductor: Mariss Jansons

NY Philharmonic

Artist-in-Residence: Emanuel Ax 2012/13.
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